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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FLAGGERT, n. Also flaagart (Abd. 1935 Sc. N. & Q. (Feb.) 24), flagirt. A loose flapping garment (Abd. 1916 T.S.D.C. II.). Adj. flagartie, squally, blowy (Sc. 1911 S.D.D.).Abd. 1903 W. Watson Auld Lang Syne 3:
I'se sweer Baubie Ingram winna come back wi' yon flagirt o' a thing fleein' roun' her lugs again.

[Deriv. in -art of Flag, v.1. n.3, Cf. also Eng. dial. flacket, to flap about, a loosely-dressed girl.]

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